'Schmigadoon!' Lorne Michaels' comedy starring Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key has a premiere date on Apple TV+
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At the Television Critics Association Winter 2021 Press Tour, Apple TV+ unveiled a first look at "Schmigadoon!" a new musical comedy series executive produced by Lorne Michaels and starring Emmy Award nominee Cecily Strong and Emmy Award winner Keegan-Michael Key that is scheduled to premiere this summer on Apple TV+.
In July, Apple TV+ will debut Schmigadoon!, a spoof of classic Golden Age musicals starring Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key.
Lorne Michaels executive produces the six-episode musical comedy series, which will premiere on the streaming service on Friday, July 16. At first, there will be two episodes available, followed by one episode every Friday.
The news was first reported by Deadline.
When Keegan-Michael Key goes on a backpacking trip to rekindle their friendship, they come across a magical town where everybody is living in a 1940s studio musical. They learn that they won't be able to leave until they find "true love."
Barry Sonnenfeld is the director and executive producer of the film. Cecily serves as a producer, and Ken Daurio contributes as a consultant producer and writer. On behalf of Broadway Video, Andrew Singer executive produces with Lorne Michaels.